2016 Bond Program News Articles

First walls going up at new P-8 school in Broomfield

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 3:45pm

School scheduled to open in Fall 2018

After slogging through a muddy May, the pace has quickened at the construction site for the new P-8 school in Broomfield.

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) Site Superintendent Kevin Harrison said the project has found a rhythm after spates of poor weather slowed initial progress. Construction workers are now pushing to make up for any lost time and keep the project on a tight ...

LRPAC members present to Board of Education

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 9:00am

Members of the Five Star Schools Long Range Facility Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) presented its biannual report at the Board of Education's regular meeting May 24, highlighting the committee's work over the past year and updating the board on the status of district bond projects.

The Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) is a community-led oversight committee featuring ...

Demo classrooms lets students, staff test new technology

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 4:15pm

Technology helps schools make decisions on instructional upgrade purchases

Prior to the end of the school year, students and staff at a small group of elementary schools got the opportunity to test brand new classroom technology that could become commonplace in their schools.

The 2016 Bond Program includes a designated amount of instructional upgrade money for each school to prioritize based on their unique school needs. Prior to the passage of the bond, ...

P-8 school construction trudges on through wet weather, mud

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:21pm

Site prep work moves ahead despite weather

The first full month of construction at the new P-8 school in the Anthem community of Broomfield was marked by plenty of rain and plenty of mud.

Kevin Harrison, project site superintendent with Adolfson & Peterson Construction, admits that the intermittent heavy rain showers have made it hard for the construction process to “get in a groove.”

Despite the soggy weather, site ...

Students help break ground on STEM Lab renovation

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 8:45am

Two-year renovation project under way

Students and staff celebrated the start of construction May 18 on a planned two-year renovation and reconstruction of the STEM Lab school in Northglenn with a groundbreaking ceremony.

“I don’t know how common it is for a groundbreaking ceremony to take place indoors,” Principal Tracy Tellinger joked of the ceremony that was forced inside because of poor weather. “But, then again, there ...